Client’s Bungalow Living Room Plan

I stopped over to check in on a client’s in-progress project yesterday & just had to share with you.  My client is young & creative and when we first met had literally just moved into her adorable bungalow: The bungalow had been lovingly restored to certain point, but we’re tailoring it to perfectly fit her […]

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May 26, 2011

Bridal Shower & Weekend

My cousin, Jen, is getting married this summer so my mom & I had a shower for her this weekend.  The invitations (above) were from Target and I have to tell you how easy they were to do.  They came as blank cards and I followed the link on the back of the package to […]

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May 24, 2011

Signing Off Early

I’ve cleared my desk off for the weekend and it feels soooo good.  I’m home with my boys and just picked a couple of fresh yellow roses (well, one’s sort of on its way out) and popped them in my favorite orange vase.  (a wedding gift.) I’ve been keeping my little “One Line a Day” memory […]

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May 21, 2011

The Arbor!

We finally got our arbor up!!  The wisteria was already waiting for it since I’m an impatient crazy person and put it in last year. The front of the house looks better too.  We added in more shrubs & hydrangea. Before: Now: Please ignore the toys everywhere, but here’s a pic of the arbor leadinginto […]

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May 20, 2011

A peek at my new fabrics

I am almost ready to get my fabrics up in my online store!!  They haven’t yet been photographed but I thought I’d share the quick pics I took of them with you.  I am obessed with fabrics and working on these designs has been such a fun experience.   They are all on heavy duty linen […]

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May 18, 2011

My back patio garden

I’ve never been quite happy with my garden until now.  It still has a loooong way to go but I finally feel like it’s going in the direction I want it to be going in:  structured yet a little wild.   {We recently removed a bunch of daisies from the side area – transplanting them […]

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May 13, 2011

Better Homes & Gardens Shoot

Yesterday a team from Better Homes & Gardens Magazine photographed my DC Design House room for an upcoming issue!  Art director Shelley Caldwell flew into DC to direct the shoot done by photographer Helen Norman & her assistant F.J. Hughes for the day. {Shelley & FJ} Like all good photoshoots, props were brought in to […]

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May 11, 2011

Last Weekend for Showhouse!

For anyone in the DC area who was interested in going to the DC Design House to support Children’s Hospital, this is the last weekend to do it!   {the desk view of room I designed.  Painting in the photo by John Matthew Moore, desk by Edelman Leather, Chair from John Rosselli Antiques, lamp by […]

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May 8, 2011



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